Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Parlay 12/20/2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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The Memphis Grizzlies head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 11 point favorites.
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The Grizzlies head into this matchup with a mark of 9-21. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.2 as they are averaging 97.0 points per contest while giving up 101.2 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 24-6. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 116.8 points per contest and giving up 106.0, which is a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 10-19-1 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-20-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 14-16-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 15-15-0 against the over/under
Key Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
12/16/17 F Brandan Wright Groin is "?" Wednesday vs Golden State
11/20/17 SG Wayne Selden Quad is out indefinitely
11/17/17 PG Mike Conley Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/19/17 F Draymond Green Shoulder is "?" Wednesday vs Memphis
12/18/17 PG Shaun Livingston Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Memphis
12/18/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder is "?" Wednesday vs Memphis
12/05/17 PG Stephen Curry Ankle is out indefinitely
Tyreke Evans averages 18.6 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 4 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Marc Gasol comes into this game averaging 19.1 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kevin Durant averages 26.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Klay Thompson has scored 20.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game this season for the Warriors. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Grizzlies allow 101.2 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 20.6 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Memphis averages 97 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 20.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 106 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 41.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest this year. Golden State is 1st in the NBA with 116.8 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 10.83. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 1st in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 30.6. The Warriors are 4th in turnovers per contest with 16.2.
The Grizzlies are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 93.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 24th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Memphis is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league.
Golden State is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 30th in the league. The Warriors are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.1, and their defensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State -11 and under 212 total points
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